February 2018

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May 2nd, 2018: “The Himalayas by Alan Ward – International Mountain Leader” will be an evening event to raise funds for the CBMRT on Wednesday 2nd May at Cardiff University’s John Percival Building.   The tickets will cost £5 and be bookable in advance.   The illustrated talk will feature treks and expeditions in Nepal and Ladakh.   During the intermission there will be a raffle and over £500 worth of outdoor equipment has already been donated.Read More →

Bigfoot Services Limited are pleased to have helped the CBMRT by supplying them with some replacement CPR training equipment following their depot fire recently. The photograph shows the equipment in action during a recent team training session. Update news from CBMRT: “Training: Basic Life Support (BLS) is an essential life skill for everyone. Each year we take everyone in the team regardless of their role, through a refresher evening. Last night around 30 of the team had a very fun evening discussing the merits of Nelly the Elephant v Staying Alive as the best tool to use to ensure good timing of their compressions. WhileRead More →

Bigfoot Services Limited was established in 2003 to offer mountain skills, first aid and management training on a worldwide basis. Managing Director Alan Ward holds the Summer, Winter and International Mountain leader Awards and is a qualified ISO Lead Auditor. Courses on offer include: MOUNTAIN TRAINING: Hill Skills – Mountain Skills – Lowland Leader Award – Expedition Skills Module – Hill & Moorland Leader Award NATIONAL NAVIGATION AWARD SCHEME (NNAS): Bronze – Silver – Gold – Tutor Award RESCUE EMERGENCY CARE (REC): Level 1 HSE EFAW – Level 2 Outdoor First Aid – Level 3 HSE FAW – Level 5 Travel & Expedition First AidRead More →


February 10th/11th @ Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer: three places remain on this course which operates with a maximum of 9 candidates and is certificated by Rescue Emergency Care, one of the UK’s founding organisations in specialist outdoor First Aid training.Read More →